New DJ applications for Summer are due Wednesday, April 12.
click to apply for Summer 2017 (don’t worry if the form says Spring 2017, it’s for summer).
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|We hire three times a year: before Fall semester, before Spring semester and before the summer. The hiring period usually lasts 1.5 to 2 weeks. While we have an application available all the time, we will not review applications until the time indicated above.|
|Anyone. Preference is given to Rice students, including graduate students, but we do take a limited number of “Community” DJs.|
|No. KTRU is focused on educating both the listeners and the DJs.|
|No. DJs are volunteers who do it for the love of the music.|
|Insatiable intellectual curiosity about all sorts of music.|
|A “graveyard shift” is sometime between 1am and 7am, and it lasts only one semester. In the past this has been required, but depending on the DJ Directors’ decision, it may be waived for some application periods. Check your application form so you are sure you can handle the shift time if it is required.|
|You will be required to spend one semester learning a sub-specialty, like mixing audio live at concerts, booking, production, music department, repairing the studio, publicity, or promotions. Positions will help you learn about the station and how it is run.|
|Two or Three hours. Once a week. There are some One hour shifts available as well.|
|Apply using the link at the top of this page. We will email out interview times.|
|Please email a DJ Director.|